Strategies that work : teaching comprehension to enhance understanding / Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis ; foreword by Donald Graves.
Teaches techniques designed to improve reading skills, covering how children can learn by making connections, asking questions, visualization, inferring answers, extracting ideas, and synthesizing information.
- OCLC: ocm42810839
- ISBN: 1571103104 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9781571103109 (alk. paper)
- Physical Description: xiii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers, ©2000.
|Bibliography:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-314).
|Contents:|| Part I: The foundation of meaning -- Chapter 1. Strategic thinking -- Chapter 2. Strategic reading -- Chapter 3. Strategy instruction and practice -- Chapter 4. Teaching with short text -- Chapter 5. Book selection -- Part II: Strategy lessons and more -- Chapter 6. Making connections: a bridge from the new to the known -- Chapter 7. Questioning: the strategy that propels readers forward -- Chapter 8. Visualizing and inferring: strategies that enhance understanding -- Chapter 9. Determining importance in text: the nonfiction connection -- Chapter 10: Synthesizing information: the evolution of thought -- Chapter 11: Strategy instruction in context: three classroom portraits -- Chapter 12: Assessing comprehension: how do we know? -- Part III: Resources that support strategy instruction -- Appendix A. Great books and authors sets to launch strategy instruction and practice -- Appendix B. Great books for teaching content in history, social studies, science, music, art, and literacy -- Appendix C. Adult text sets -- Appendix D. Magazines and newspapers for kids and young adults -- Appendix E. Professional journals for selection of Children's books -- Appendix F. Response options for each strategy -- Appendix G. Assessment interview with fourth graders.
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